SYSTEMS INTRODUCES THE QUANTUM HEADS-UP DISPLAY
(QHUD) AT NBAA
Heads-Up Displays (HUDs) are still considered pretty
high-tech, but BAE Systems is looking to push the envelope even further
with something they call "Quantum HUD" while bringing the price
down into a realistically competitive range. BAE's Ric Morrow
gives us a preview of the technology in this podcast, recorded at the
National Business Aviation Association Convention in Orlando, Florida.
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PELTON ON FINANCIAL CRISIS THIS TIME IT'S
Topic One at the opening day of the National
Business Aviation Association convention is the growing financial and
credit crisis. Cessna president Jack Pelton says the company is
seeing slowed uptake in orders for new aircraft as credit tightens. The
worry is that this economic trouble spot is entirely different than the
2001 slowdown, Pelton says.
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STATE-OF-THE-ART BEECH 400S
The 400-series Beechjet
has been a successful model, but as it ages, its fuel economy and
performance are dated against newer jets. Nextant Aerospace says it can
address that with an aggressive STC program to re-engine the airplane
with the new Williams FJ44-3AP and Collins Proline 21 avionics. Learn
the details from Nextant's Ed McDonald and Mark O'Donnell
in this podcast.
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YOUR RESOURCES WITH CENTURY CRM'S CARL CARMICHAEL
familiar with crew resource management, you may be interested to learn
that a company called Century CRM is bringing many of the concepts into
the single-pilot arena under the aegis of "cockpit resource management."
Century's Carl Carmichael explains how the company's innovative
training can teach you to make the best use of your cockpit, in all
sorts of different conditions.
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GENERATION OF GULFSTREAM PROMISES
TO BE EVEN MORE
Can the Gulfstream get any more
passenger-oriented? At this year's NBAA Convention, Pres Henne
(senior vice president for programs, engineering and testing) answered
that question with a resounding yes, explaining how a bevy of new
features in the G250 and a new "cabin-essential" power philosophy are
making the airplane (expected in 2011) an even more welcoming
environment that previous Gulfstreams.
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